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2013-05-10 23:27:47

The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group headquartered in the United States announces the second phase of a project for evaluation of halogen-free cabling replacements. Cave

Researchers Develop Device To Detect Secondhand Smoke
2013-03-22 09:07:24

Researchers at Dartmouth College have developed a device that is capable of detecting secondhand smoke – a gizmo that could be a powerful new tool in those attempting to avoid exposure to tobacco.

Secondhand Smoke Still A Problem In Apartment Buildings
2012-12-15 07:09:16

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control reveals that nearly 29 million Americans who say they don't smoke in their apartments could still be exposed to secondhand smoke coming from other parts of the building.


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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.